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Coastal Area 15902 Adjacent waters of Uda

Basic Information A separate window opensReferences

Relevant municipalities Abu, Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Area (km2) 57

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected by MARXAN software.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters from the vicinity of Kiyo in the town of Abu to Susa Bay in the city of Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture. The waters along this coast are centered on seaweed beds. These waters include the spawning grounds of multiple fish and other species.

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2)
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2) 8.2
Coral reef coverage (km2)
Natural coast (km) 37.1
Rate of natural coast (%) 56.8
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 1
Cottus kazika (Fourspine sculpin)
Criteria 2
Branchiostegus japonicus (Horsehead tilefish)[Sp]
Engraulis japonicus (Japanese anchovy)[Sp]
Trichiurus japonicus (Largehead hairtail)[Sp]
Seriola quinqueradiata (Japanese amberjack)[Sp]
Trachurus japonicus (Japanese jack mackerel)[Sp]
Sardinops melanostictus (Japanese pilchard)[Sp]
Sepioteuthis lessoniana (Bigfin Reef Squid)
Loligo edulis (Swordtip squid)
Todarodes pacificus (Japanese flying squid)
Octopus vulgaris (Common octopus)
Criteria 3
Cottus kazika (Fourspine sculpin)
Leucopsarion petersii (Ice goby )
Criteria 4
Acalycigorgia grandiflora

* This is the species list of which meet the criteria. In that matter, this list does not include all species that inhabit the individual area.
Abbreviation in the information is as follows.
[Br/Ne] : Adjacent water of breeding area or nesting site
[Sp] : spawning area
[Ad] : species not used for analysis but add to the list because inhabit information was collected later
[Ex] : species used for analysis but considered to be possibly extinct in the EBSA region (area)
No mark : data of species distribution


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